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Regulating Place

Standards and the Shaping of Urban America, 1st Edition

Edited by Eran Ben-Joseph, Terry S. Szold


400 pages | 49 B/W Illus.

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Tracing how codes arose when they did, and how they were adapted over time, the authors examine the increasing influence of regulatory codes over urban design and planning in the past century.


"Highly recommended." - Dolores Hayden, Yale University, author of A Field Guide to Sprawl and Building Suburbia: Green Fields and Urban Growth, 1820-2000

About the Editors

Eran Ben-Joseph holds the Career Development Chair in MIT's Department of Urban Studies and Planning. He is the co-author of Streets and the Shaping of Towns and Cities.

Terry S. Szold is a land use planning consultant and adjunct professor at MIT. She is the co-editor of Smart Growth.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Human Geography
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / Urban